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Advanced Burn Life Support is designed to provide first responders, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians with the ability to assess and stabilize patients with burn injuries during the first critical hours post injury. ABLS programs supoprt emergency preparedness needs for disaster management.

The ABLS Handbook is a CD which contains course materials and slides. The ABLS Handbook is a reference guide for immediate burn care up to the first 24 hours post burn injury, a quick and handy tool for specific burn injury questions, and the course content is appropriate for all disciplines.

ABLS objectives include the ability for the participant to evaluate a patient with a serious burn injury, manage the airway and support ventilation, define the magnitude and severity of the burn injury, initiate and monitor fluid resuscitation, identify and establish priorities of treatment, and prioritize patient transfer to burn centers.

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For more information, contact the ABA Central Office, kaczmarek@ameriburn.org or 312-642-9260.